Restyling for 2018-2019 Mercedes-Benz sales leader – crossover GLK

The updated 2018-2019 Mercedes-Benz GLK (X204 model factory index) debuted in the spring of at the New York International Auto Show. Buy new 2018-2019 Mercedes GLK-Class in Russia can be as low as 1.83 million. Rubles.
Restyling 2018-2019 Mercedes-Benz GLK is designed to strengthen the position of the German compact crossover, manufactured in 2008, which enjoys a relatively stable and high demand not only in Europe but also in Russia. In 2018-2019 Mercedes GLK-class became the best selling among Mercier in Russia. And competitors are not sleeping – new BMW X1 and the Audi the Q5 . Let’s see what lies the success of the popularity of the smallest SUV with three-beam star on the wall false radiator grille and at the same time to evaluate the changes of design and dimensions of the exterior and interior, get acquainted with the technical specifications of the 2018-2019 Mercedes ZHLK (another variant of Russian transcription), Russian Components and prices. Admire the exterior, wheels and tires, pick a color and assess the crossover in motion will help us photos and videos, traditionally placed at the end of the review.


Exterior facelift affected mainly the front part of the crossover. Car designers are rewarded with new headlamps with sharp edges, as the original toppings – corners LEDs duplicate tapes light diode llamas on a modified bumper. The front fairing has got a strong plastic ski chrome, it looks seriously and aggressively. The rear of the updated crossover 2018-2019 Mercedes G El Ka also boasts a new bumper with integrated diffuser in his plane, which was sheltered silencers. The rest of the body retained the familiar image of a brutal dorestaylingovoy model.
In reviewing the side new GLK-Class is trying to be like his older brother 2018-2019 Mercedes-Benz GL, and it is possible – long hood, chopped form, straight lines, even the wheel arches resemble the larger German SUV … in our opinion compact GLK year looks much more harmonious its large-relative.


  • Dimensions Body 2018-2019 Mercedes GLK model year are: 4536 mm long, 1840 mm (with mirrors mm) in width, 1669 mm in height, 2755 mm wheelbase, 210 mm ground clearance (clearance), 300 mm deep cross water obstacles , 23 degree approach angle, departure angle of 25 degrees, 19 degrees angle of geometric cross body.
  • When buying a crossover can be selected exterior colors of the three nemetallikov: Fire Opal (red), Polar White, Black; Metallic enamels and nine different colors: Silver diamond Iridium Silver, Palladium Silver, Gray tenor luzonite Grey, White Diamond, Blue Kavansit, Cuprite Brown and black obsidian.
  • The choice of alloy wheels takes a lot of time, because it is offered at least fourteen designs, wheels R17, R19 and R20. Assortment of rubber is also impressive, and the tires can vary the width of the front and rear axle: 235/60 R17, 235/50 R19, 235/45 R20.

Interior of the new 2018-2019 Mercedes GLK has changed, and although the overall architecture of the front panel and the center console is preserved, but they look different. There were round pots ventilation became more wood inserts on the dashboard, console modernize, set a new steering wheel design, and most importantly, with the tunnel disappeared shift knob !!! Or rather, they replaced the joystick lever and position it on the steering column – like all other senior Mercier. Beautiful and informative devices in three separate wells in the center of the largest – the color information display.
Front seats with electric and heated mirrors become more comfortable and more responsive support the body in the corners of lateral support rollers. In the second row can comfortably accommodate three passengers. Cargo capacity, depending on the position of the rear seats is 450-1550 liters. Finishing materials, noise and soundproofing – the premium class.
Starting grade Russian versions of the updated 2018-2019 Mercedes G E It has dual-zone climate control, trip computer, CD MP3, color 5-inch display, electromirrors heating, light-alloy wheels with tires 235 / 60R17, Adaptive Brake (adaptive braking system), ASR ( antiprobuksovyvaniya system), 4ETS (electronic Stability Program), BAS (brake assist), PTS (Parktronic). The number of options is huge, we mention only a few of them: the electric liftgate, a rearview camera, multimedia system Comand APS with a 7-inch color display, color screens for second-row passengers, acoustics Harman Kardon Logic and more.

Specifications 2018-2019 Mercedes GLK years: in the Russian car is available with two diesel and a pair of gasoline engines. Transmission only automatic 7-speed (automatic transmission 7G-Tronic), a system of permanent all-wheel drive 4Matic, independent suspension with shock absorbers, able to change its characteristics, electrical power steering is also regulated.
Diesel:

  • GLK 220 CDI Blue Efficiency (170 hp), this engine provides dynamic up to 100 mph in 8.8 seconds and a top speed of 205 mph. Diesel engine consumes an average of 6,1-6,5 liters of diesel fuel.
  • GLK 250 BlueTec (204 hp), the crossover accelerates to the first hundred in 8.0 seconds and average consumption of 6.5 liters -7.0. Powerful diesel crossover is able to disperse a mass up to 1850 kg 210kmch.

Petrol:

  • GLK 300 (250 hp), the initial gasoline engine accelerates the car to 100 mph in 7.5 seconds and consumes in combined mode 8,2-8,6 liters of gasoline.
  • GLK 350 (306 hp), more powerful sibling shoots cars up to a hundred in 6.5 seconds and allow to accelerate to 238 mph. The average fuel consumption figure will be 8,6-9,0 liters.

Test drive 2018-2019 Mercedes GLK-Class : on the move restyled crossover is not much different from a conventional car, because in fact it is so. Built on cars 2018-2019 Mercedes-Benz C-Class platform (W204) with all its consequences: a comfortable and firm suspension does not lull and smooths all roughness. On roads with paved car will enable confidence to go at full speed and without fear to enter the turns. Steering reaction is somewhat delayed at low speeds, but with increasing speed all falls into place – rulitsya DzhLK correctly and juicy. Electronics ground constantly monitors the crossover, and in the case of pilot error tweak the trajectory. Behind the wheel of the new Gilkey there is a feeling that is not the driver drives the car, but the car only allows it to manage.
On the roads need to be aware that ZHLK – crossover albeit with permanent all-wheel drive, with light trouble in the form of a limp primer, sand or snow cope effortlessly, but off road is better to choose another car.
How much is in Russia: sales of 2018-2019 Mercedes-Benz GLK will start for the Russian fans of the German brand for cost 1.83 million rubles for the crossover as standard with a diesel GLK 220 CDI engine with 170 power. The price of gasoline GLK 300 (250 hp) – at least 1.99 million rubles, well, buy the most powerful GLK 350 (306 hp) can be as low as 2.43 million rubles.

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